Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Pennsylvania state historical marker
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts building.jpg
The museum building of the Academy
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is located in Philadelphia
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is located in Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is located in the US
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Location SW corner of Broad & Cherry Sts.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates Coordinates: 39°57′18″N 75°9′50″W / 39.95500°N 75.16389°W / 39.95500; -75.16389
Built 1871–1876[2]
Architect Frank Furness; George Hewitt
Architectural style Second Empire, Renaissance, Gothic
Website www.pafa.org
NRHP reference # 71000731[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP May 27, 1971
Designated NHL May 15, 1975
Designated PHMC November 17, 2004[3]

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is a museum and art school in the city of Philadelphia in the state of Pennsylvania in the United States. It was started in 1805. It is the oldest art museum and art school in the United States.

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References[change | change source]

  1. "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named PAFA: About.
  3. "PHMC Historical Markers". Historical Marker Database. Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission. Retrieved December 10, 2013. 
  4. "Poster of an Amish Family, Pennsylvania". Work Projects Administration Poster Collection. World Digital Library. Retrieved 2 January 2014. 

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